David discusses the cue to line up the outsides of the feet with the outsides of the mat in downward dog and why it’s important to pay attention to the knees.
David summarizes research which suggests that we can use yoga to manage anxiety. Further research is needed to discover what practices were most effective.
One of David’s students shares her experience and suggestions for how to practice yoga when you are hypermobile.
David explains why too many repetitions can cause elbow pain in chaturanga by irritating the triceps attachment at the elbow.
David questions the common verbal cue to tuck the tailbone in yoga postures such as utkatasana and warrior 1.
David explains how he uses the knowledge of muscles, their attachments, and their actions, to help students in their yoga practice.
David explains why you should know your muscles. He discusses the benefits of learning the attachments and actions of your muscles.
David summarizes recent research that suggests that hip range of motion in yoga may exceed the recommended end-range for those who have a recent hip replacement.
In this article, David deconstructs the anatomy of leg behind head. Understand the anatomical components of this posture and gain insights into how to evolve it.
David explains why getting the shoulders deeply through the legs and then lifting the body off the floor are the first two steps for those wondering how to do bhujapidasana.